It was the Chennai Super Kings openers Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis who kept the watch ticking their way in the match held on 4th October. The opponent team Kings XI Punjab had scored 178 runs in the first innings of 18th match in IPL 2020.
The Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul has scored a highest score of 63 runs off 52 balls for their team. With the West-Indies player Nicholas Pooran scoring an individual score of 33 runs in 17 balls, he stands to be the second highest lead-scorer for Punjab.
Later, in the 2nd innings, it was all CSK’s openers show right from the start of the innings. The veteran Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has scored 83 runs off 553 balls (including 11 fours, 3 sixes) while Faf hit 87 runs off 53 balls (including 11 fours, 1 six).
CSK has taken on KXIP for the first time in this season and CSK recorded a 10-wicket victory. It was MI who lost to CSK in the first ever match of IPL 2020 after which CSK lost 3 matches in series against RR, DC, and SRH respectively.